The Occupation in Figures
Nagorno-Karabakh: 1988-1992, territory 4400 km2; Shusha: may 08, 1992, territory 289 km2; Lachin: may 18, 1992, territory 1840 km2; Kalbajar: april 2, 1993, territory 3054 km2; Aghdam: july 23, 1993, territory 1150 km2; Fizuli: august 23, 1993, territory 1390 km2; Jabrayil: august 23, 1993, territory 1050 km2; Gubadli: august 31, 1993, territory 802 km2; Zangilan: october 29, 1993, territory 707 km2.

Soldier Chingiz Gurbanov’s body transferred to Azerbaijan

Soldier Chingiz Gurbanov’s body transferred to Azerbaijan



The body of Azerbaijani soldier Chingiz Gurbanov was transferred to Azerbaijan thanks to the efforts of President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Supreme Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ilham Aliyev, the country’s defense ministry said in a message Feb. 5

Gurbanov was killed in an Armenian provocation on Dec. 29, 2016 at the Azerbaijan-Armenia border.

According to the message, the procedure was carried out in the direction of Bala Jafarli village of the Azerbaijani Gazakh district through appropriate measures made by the country’s Ministry of Defense and the mediation of the Ambassador Andrzej Kasprzyk, Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office and the International Committee of the Red Cross.

The body of Gurbanov, after receiving it from the opposite side, was sent to Baku, accompanied by a guard of honour and with military honors.